Disney has shut down production on The Lone Ranger set to star Johnny Depp, Deadline reports.
The period Western film already had Gore Verbinski attached to direct with Jerry Bruckheimer producing. Depp was to play Tonto and Armie Hammer (The Social Network) won the role of the title character. According to Deadline, Disney axed the remake due to the film's $250 million budget.
Helena Bonham Carter is in negotiations to join frequent collaborator Johnny Depp in Gore Verbinski's upcoming take on The Lone Ranger, according to The Hollywood Reporter...
Rango roped in the top spot at the weekend box office, according to Box Office Mojo.
The animated film, which reteamed Johnny Depp with Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski, grossed an estimated $38 million in its first weekend.
Catch up on today's latest news
The adult thriller The Adjustment Bureau, starring Matt Damon, came in at No. 2 with an opening weekend tally of $20.9 million. Fellow new release, Beastly, earned...read more